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Kansas Swine Day Is Set for Nov. 18

Kansas State University’s annual Swine Day Program will be held Nov. 18, 2010 at the school’s alumni center in Manhattan

Kansas State University’s annual Swine Day Program will be held Nov. 18, 2010 at the school’s alumni center in Manhattan.

Kicking off the day-long program, K-State staff provides swine research to help improve the net return of a swine business, discusses practical application of the latest production research and presents breakthroughs in some novel areas.

Steve Henry, DVM, Abilene Animal Hospital in Abilene, KS, presents “Failure to Thrive: Is an Emerging Viral Disease the Cause?”

Following lunch and visiting the trade show, attendees return to hear a continuation of the K-State swine research reports.

Joe Kerns, Risk Assessment and Management, Iowa City, IA, discusses “Managing Risk in Today’s Swine Industry.”

A reception and ice cream social with K-State staff closes out the program.

Registration is $20, $30 at the door, and must be accompanied by a registration form found at www.KSU.swine.org or call (785) 532-1267.

There is no charge for students if pre-registered.